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Anibal makes Tigers' rotation decision tougher

Matthew Boyd has a 21-to-nothing strikeout-to-walk ratio for the spring. Anibal Sanchez has a 14-inning scoreless streak, during which he has allowed two hits and a walk with 16 strikeouts. The Tigers have a tough decision to make between the two for a rotation spot.
14 hours ago

Collins HRs in Anibal's hitless gem, but Tigers fall

Tigers right-hander Anibal Sanchez tossed six hitless innings to continue an impressive stretch on the mound, but top Pirates prospect Tyler Glasnow struck out nine in four innings and Adam Frazier and Austin Meadows went deep to give Pittsburgh a 5-4 win over Detroit on Saturday at LECOM Park.
15 hours ago

Spring training 2017: JaCoby Jones, Matt Boyd on the rise for the Tigers

Which players are hot and whose stock has dwindled. The Detroit Tigers are coming into the final stretch of spring training. The World Baseball Classic is now over and more players are being send down to minor league camps. The major league roster battles have become more well defined and there are definite front-runners and others who are decidedly not front-runners. So after fully...
Via Bless You Boys
2 days ago

Tweaked delivery helps Sanchez keep rolling

The drive off the bat of Mets first baseman Dominic Smith landed all the way on the right-field party deck at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium, but it was barely foul. It was an impressive drive off an Anibal Sanchez fastball in his start Monday, but no damage done.
5 days ago

Anibal's gem vs. Mets backed by homers

Anibal Sanchez outdueled Matt Harvey in the battle of returning starters, tossing four scoreless innings with five strikeouts in a 5-1 win over the Mets on Monday at Publix Field at Joker Marchant Stadium.
5 days ago

Could Old Friend Anibal Sanchez Be On Red Sox Radar?

Anibal SanchezHe's given up 59 HRs in the last two years. In 2016, he posted a 5.87 ERA in 26 starts for the Detroit Tigers. He was originally drafted by the Red Sox and was part of the blockbuster 2005 deal that sent Hanley Ramirez to the Marlins for Josh Beckett and Mike Lowell. His name is Anibal Sanchez—and for some unfathomable reason he may be a trade target for Boston. In...
Via FenwayNation
5 days ago

MLB trade rumors: Could the Red Sox look to acquire Anibal Sanchez or Mike Pelfrey to improve pitching depth?

A detailed analysis of whether the Red Sox would be interested in either Tigers starter. With David Price currently dealing with an elbow injury that may require surgery, the Boston Red Sox are looking to add starting pitching depth prior to Opening Day, according to Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald. The Detroit Tigers may look to unload either Anibal Sanchez or Mike Pelfrey...
Via Bless You Boys
5 days ago

2017 Tigers player preview: Anibal Sanchez is running out of time

The Tigers continue to search for a glimmer of hope for the former ace. Desperation and innovation are often intertwined. For anyone tasked with maintaining a very high level of skill in any endeavor, making major changes is a terrifying proposition. In baseball, when a player starts over, it’s often when they’re at their lowest point, as in the case of J.D. Martinez, for example...
Via Bless You Boys
7 days ago

Detroit Tigers: Send Sanchez to the bullpen

For the entire season up to this point, and for all of 2015, Detroit Tigers right hander Anibal Sanchez has struggled to pitch deep into ballgames and rarely gives his team a chance to win. In his past 8 starts this year, the Tigers have lost 7 of them. The calendar is quickly turning to June and the Detroit Tigers need to make a move sooner rather than later. It does not make sense...
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Anibal Sanchez: Embodiment of the 2015 Tigers

It’s not uncommon for a narrative to develop around a great team — nor, specifically, for it to develop around the particular player on that great team who best represents the collective identity. For a club that exhibits a lot of power, the most powerful player is the focus. When a team is full of idiots, the most idiotic player garners a lot of attention. For a young team,...
Via Fangraphs
August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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